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Finnish police speak out their concern on the low number of wolves in Finland
Especially in the east of Finland, wolf number have declined dramatically. The police suspects that this low numbers is caused by poachers. At the moment there are about 70 - 75 wolves in the east of Finland. This is 2 to 8 wolves less than last year.
There are rumors of illegal wolf hunting. Evidence of radio collared wolves being hunted by snowmobiles has been found. It is unknown if the poachers did this with the intention to kill the wolves.
These concerns on the low numbers isn’t new. The police calls out to people to report illegal wolf hunting.